Geek Links of the Week

How popular is Game of Thrones? About 86,000 people applied for 600 extras roles for the upcoming season. [Entertainment Weekly]

A new Pew survey suggests that over a quarter of internet users have been harassed online. On the one hand, I thought people were better than that. On the other, I’m shocked that number isn’t much higher. [Pew Research]

YouTube is changing their monetization policy by adding six-month ad revenue suspensions for channels that aren’t in good enough standing. Hope you weren’t planning on making a living on YouTube. [FullScreen]

Tesla Motors might be leading us toward the future of the automobile but it’s tough to make waves when protectionist actions is keeping Tesla out of various states in the American union. The funny thing is that this action is being pushed through in mostly Republican states. [Washington Post]

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About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on October 24, 2014, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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